Masterworks V: Fierce Females
March 4, 2023 @ 7:30 pm CST
Our celebration of women in music commences with Joan Tower’s bold and dramatic Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman. You’ll then be swept up by the nineteenth-century contrapuntal master Louise Farrenc’s energetic and restless Symphony No. 3 and an excerpt from Florence Price’s flowing yet turbulent Mississippi River Suite. Wei Luo returns to the Quad Cities to close the program with Sergei Prokofiev’s fiercely virtuosic Piano Concerto No. 2.
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JOAN TOWER Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
LOUISE FARRENC Symphony No. 3 in G minor, Op. 36
FLORENCE PRICE Excerpt from The Mississippi River
SERGEI PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 16
$18 – $65 Adults each | $10 – $33 Students each
Wei Luo, piano
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Enrich Your Experience
INSIDE THE MUSIC
Join QCSO Music Director Mark Russell Smith in an exploration of the Masterworks programs on the Thursday evening preceding each Masterworks Concert. Free admission. Cash bar available. Doors open at 5:00 pm and the program starts approx 20 minutes later.
sponsored by The Hotel Blackhawk
One hour prior to each Masterworks performance, concert-goers are invited to attend informational pre-concert conversations to hear about the works on the program. A video is also available on all QCSO social media platforms.
sponsored by Chris Connolly, Wells Fargo Advisors
Mingle with Maestro Mark Russell Smith, guest artists, and members of the QCSO immediately following the Saturday Masterworks Performances. Free admission. Cash bar available. The venue changes each concert.